How Trainers Coach Their Clients in Workout Trainer

Workout Trainer by Skimble: How Trainers Are Coaching Their Clients in Workout Trainer

Skimble Verified Trainers have all kinds of awesome tricks up their sleeve to help get their clients to where they want to be. Online trainers have found effective ways to engage clients in a remote training relationship, motivate them to stay on track to reach their goals, and even have fun along the way.Workout Trainer by Skimble: How Trainer Coach Their Clients with Online Personal TrainingWe’ve compiled some of our favorite tips and tricks that can help inspire you how to coach your clients online in Workout Trainer:

Create & Send Training Content To Clients

Certified fitness professionals are using Skimble’s growing array of trainer tools to coach their clients anywhere, anytime. Creating custom exercises, workouts, workout collections, and training programs has never been easier. The 1:1 Messaging Stream makes it easy for trainers to send all types of training content directly to their clients, as well as a safe place for clients to get answers to any of their fitness-related questions.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: How Trainer Coach Their Clients with Online Personal Training

Motivate Clients With Tips, Advice & Pics

One of the things that most people struggle with at some stage in their fitness journey is motivation. Trainers are using the 1:1 Messaging Stream, and even their own Trainer profiles in Workout Trainer, to keep their clients motivated. Next time you’re short on inspiration share an exclusive tip with a client, some useful advice to get them through their next workout session, or maybe even a supportive pic (aka #fitspo) that can get them psyched to move. If you’re looking for inspiration about what to send your clients, try one of our Message Templates.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: How Trainer Coach Their Clients with Online Personal Training

Track Client Progress with Workout Stats

Trainers also have the ability to oversee their clients’ progress in Workout Trainer. Make sure your clients enable this feature so you can gain access to their fitness assessment, workout history, and training stats. Your 1:1 clients can also share private progress pics with you through the Messaging Stream.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: How Trainer Coach Their Clients with Online Personal Training

Hundreds of Verified Trainers are using Workout Trainer to coach their clients — are you ready to take advantage of this better way of coaching? Build your Trainer profile for free and start growing your business with 1:1 Online Personal Training now!

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Free Trial Period for Online Personal Training in Workout Trainer

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Activate a Free Trial with Online Personal Training

In an effort to introduce more people to Online Personal Training, Skimble Verified Trainers can now offer a free trial period to potential clients. This gives members the opportunity to try out your online training services in Workout Trainer without any hesitation. Offering this new free trial can help you convert interested members into paid clients by giving them the chance to test your services with no initial commitment. During the trial period, you’ll have the chance to learn about their fitness background and needs, offer sample workouts to give them a taste of what they can expect from your training relationship, and build trust working together.

Offering a free trial is just like offering your in-person clients a free consultation before they sign up for your services – ‘try before you buy’. It’s a no-brainer! All you need to do to activate this free trial is opt-in here.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training: Free Trial Period

In the app, select ‘Paid Training Setup’ from the left side nav, then scroll down to your Settings in the ‘Paid Training’ section to enable your free trial period for potential clients. Don’t forget to select the length of trial you want to offer using the drop-down menu; 3 days or 7 days.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training: Free Trial PeriodInvite any of your new or existing clients to try out 1:1 Online Personal Training in Workout Trainer with you. Potential clients are limited to one free trial with a trainer. Once the trial period ends, they automatically continue as your paying client. However, they always have the option to cancel during the trial period, without being billed.

This is how your Trainer profile will stand out:

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Activate Free Trial for Online Personal Training

Here are a few expert tips to help you convert your free trial clients into long-term paying clients:

  • Don’t dive straight into training, take the time to get to know your clients. Understanding your client’s needs and goals will help you provide thoughtful and appropriate coaching. Your clients will feel like you understand them and recognize the value of continuing this training relationship. In Workout Trainer, you should make note of the client’s Fitness Assessment and training stats thus far, then follow up with more questions.
  • When you send your clients a workout or exercise to practice, make sure you communicate why you are sending them this training content and what you expect from them. Clear communication and accountability are important factors in keeping your online clients engaged and on track.
  • Regular check-ins and feedback keep your clients satisfied. During the free trial period, you should check in with your clients to see how they feel after doing the workouts you’ve sent them, and see if they have any feedback or requests for changes going forward. This conversation helps set the tone for an ongoing training relationship.
  • During downtime, you can proactively send clients a quick note of encouragement. Feel free to use and adapt any of our Message Templates. Clients will be more motivated to continue with paid training if you are regularly pinging them with motivational messages, fitspo, training tips, and even links to blog posts you might already have on your website.

Remember, reaching more people in need through Online Personal Training supports your growing career. Trainers who have paid clients in Workout Trainer are receiving around $70-140 USD/month per client. It’s time to catch those hesitating fitness enthusiasts and convert them into paying clients.

Pick up the pace of your online training business – activate your free trial period today!

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Workout Trainer Launches Online Personal Training For 2017

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training

Crush your 2017 fitness resolutions with personalized 1:1 coaching from anywhere! Online Personal Training in Workout Trainer helps you reach your goals, with the flexibility and affordability you need. Whether you’re looking to lose weight, build muscle, improve flexibility or train for a competition, our expert coaches are here to help you every step of the way.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training

Get started by browsing the Trainer directory to find an expert that fits your needs. Hundreds of certified fitness professionals provide a wide range of training specialties to help you reach your goals. Once you’ve found your perfect match, simply tap ‘Start 1:1 Online Training’ to sign up.

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Your chosen Online Trainer will work with you to develop a personalized schedule that fits into your weekly routine. Virtual fitness assessments and progress tracking help you adapt your training as you advance towards your fitness goals. You’ll also be held accountable for your weekly workouts with assignments, tips, and motivation along the way.

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See and feel the results in no time! Your Online Trainer will take out the guesswork by providing move-by-move workouts you can do anywhere. Simply follow along to expert audio, photo and video guidance to work out wherever, whenever you choose.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training

Want to get serious about your fitness but don’t want to empty your wallet? Get started with Online Personal Training in Workout Trainer for Android and iOS for as little as $25 a week.

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Keep your clients on their toes with 1:1 Training in Workout Trainer

Workout Trainer by Skimble: How to Get started with Online Personal Training

1:1 Training in Workout Trainer enables fitness professionals to coach their clients near and far. Whether you’re looking for an easy way to train existing clients with remote workout assignments, or grow your business by training new online clients in your downtime. We have just the solution for you! Skimble’s new Online Personal Training marketplace allows trainers to earn extra income and maximize their time with flexibility. Learn more about the tools available to you as a Verified Trainer in Workout Trainer, and how you can keep your clients motivated to reach their fitness goals every step of the way.

Send Trainer-Client Messages

Once you’ve set up 1:1 Training with your clients, you’ll be able to find them in the ‘Clients’ tab in the left side menu. Tapping through on a client’s name will take you to the 1:1 messaging stream, where you can easily share a variety of training content with your clients. You can send text-based messages of your own or use any of the message templates provided in-app. To use one of these message templates, simply tap the ‘+’ icon to the left of the text field.

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Share Training Content

The same ‘+’ icon to the left of the text field will allow you to send custom multimedia exercises, workouts and workout collections to your clients. Select what kind of training content you want to share and follow the guidelines on the screen.

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Send Progress Photos

By tapping the ‘+’ icon to the left of the text field you’ll also be able to send and receive photos in the messaging stream. This is a great way for clients to share their progress pics in private, or even for you to give specific feedback that may require a visual to help the client understand your instructions better.

Client Progress Tracking

From the messaging stream you can view individual client fitness assessments and overall progress tracking. Simply tap the ‘stats’ icon at the top right under the settings cog to reach the ‘Client Details’ page. Here you can find the client’s fitness assessment information, along with a quick snapshot of their progress so far. By tapping ‘Workout History’ you’ll be able to see exactly which workouts they have completed, and by going into ‘Stats’ you’ll be taken to a more detailed view of their weekly progress.

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Client Billing and Payment Processing for Trainers

Skimble’s Online Personal Training marketplace is equipped to handle all the processing and payment aspects related to remote coaching. Clients can securely book your services directly from your Trainer profile page using their credit card in-app, and other forms of payment such as Apple Pay on our website. Trainers can create easy-to-follow coaching content for their clients and track their progress to make sure clients stay accountable and achieve their goals.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training: Payment Options

Skimble is excited to provide a robust online coaching solution that enables Trainers to expand their reach and make money online. Trainers who are actively using paid 1:1 Training are generally compensated on a monthly basis directly to their US bank accounts. There is no cost to get started and, similar to other general e-learning marketplaces, Skimble offers a competitive service fee when Clients book 1:1 Training through our platform. Learn more about this on our Trainer FAQ page.

Are you a certified fitness professional looking to grow your business? Submit your certs today and get verified as a Skimble Trainer. Join the mobile fitness movement and take your coaching to the next level with Online Personal Training in Workout Trainer on Android and iOS.

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Workout Trainer Launches Online Personal Training

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training: Trainers

Are you a fitness professional looking to grow your business? Then look no further! Online Personal Training in Workout Trainer provides a simple platform for personal trainers to earn extra income and maximize their time with flexibility. Whether you’re looking to spice up your coaching by training current clients with multimedia workout assignments, or growing your business by taking on new remote clients in your downtime. Get set up for Online Personal Training and start taking on clients for 1:1 Training today.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training: Benefits

If you’re already a Verified Trainer in Workout Trainer, then simply sign up on our website following these three steps. Not verified yet? NO PROBLEM! As a certified fitness professional, it’s not too late to submit your certs to get verified and start Online Personal Training with clients near and far.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training: Get Started

Our new Trainer-Client marketplace will be available in-app in the next Workout Trainer update, so get set up now to get the most visibility. This marketplace is rolling out for US-based trainers with a US bank account during our beta period. Once you’ve signed up, make sure you turn ON the ‘Accept New Clients’ toggle option to indicate that you are ready to take on clients for Online Personal Training.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training: Get Started

Once the ‘Accept New Clients’ option has been turned on, Skimble members will be able to select ‘Start 1:1 Online Training’ at the bottom of your Trainer profile in Workout Trainer to begin training with you. Add the official Verified Trainer badge to your email signature, coaching website, fitness blog, etc. to start sending more traffic to your Trainer profile and growing your business.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Online Personal Training: Get Started

Ready to take control of your coaching business? Get started with Online Personal Training today and make the most of our Trainer Tools in Workout Trainer for Android and iOS.

Any questions or feedback as you get started? Please take a look at our Trainer help page or shoot us an email at trainers@skimble.com, we’re here to help!

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Train Your Clients for FREE With Workout Trainer

Workout Trainer by Skimble: 1:1 Training

Are you a fitness professional looking to take your business to the next level? The latest Workout Trainer app update allows trainers to coach clients with a wide range of free trainer tools. Submit your certifications to become a Skimble Verified Trainer today to start creating move-by-move workouts for your 1:1 clients and track their progress along the way.

 

Invite your clients to download the FREE Workout Trainer app

As a Skimble Verified Trainer you can now invite your clients to download the Workout Trainer app on Android or iOS. Send clients your unique promo code through email/text message or add Workout Trainer members directly to your 1:1 Training list in app. Your clients can enter the promo code at sign-up or existing Workout Trainer users can add the promo code in their Settings to activate 1:1 Training.

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Train together remotely using private messaging

Once your clients are added to your 1:1 Training client list, you’ll have access to private messaging. Find your client list under the 1:1 Training tab in the side menu or on your Dashboard and use the private messaging feature to share workouts, track your clients’ progress and provide personalized motivation from afar.

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Easily keep track of your clients’ completed workouts

After you’ve shared a workout with your client, it will appear as sent in the 1:1 messaging chat. As a trainer, you can easily check back here to view when the workout was completed. This is a great feature to quickly see if your clients are staying on track and doing their workout assignments.

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Trainers need permission to access their clients’ stats

Remind your clients to allow you access to their data. They can do this both as public AND private Workout Trainer users. Permission to access data provides you with their fitness assessment, workout history and stats. Your clients can easily give you access to their data by tapping your name in their ‘My Trainers’ list on their dashboard.

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Ready to try these FREE Trainer Tools? Get verified today as a Skimble Trainer and join the mobile fitness movement. Take your coaching to the next level with Workout Trainer on Android and iOS.

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